Learning Histories Vinnova – Balancing Theory and Practice

“Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain” is a quotation attributed to Aristotle. Whether Aristotle said this or not, the quote conveys a message that we can all relate to. Learning processes take time and...

Fostering place-based coalitions between social movements and science for sustainable...

The objective of this paper is to contribute to an important debate concerning the interaction between place-based social movements and the science, technology and innovation system. Our central proposition is that place-based social movements can facilitate unique local...

Transformative Outcomes: Assessing and Reorienting Experimentation with Transformative Innovation Policy

The impending climate emergency, the commitments made in the Paris agreement and the UN Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand significant transformations in the present economies and societies. Science funders, innovation agencies and scholars have been exploring...

A Formative Approach to the Evaluation of Transformative Innovation Policy

Transformative Innovation Policies (TIPs) propose that addressing the key challenges currently facing our societies requires profound changes in current socio-technical systems. To leverage such ‘socio-technical transitions’ calls for a different, broad mix of research and innovation policies, with...
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